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DGCA MiBACT, ANICA present Focus on India

Monday, 7 September 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Spazio Incontri (Hotel Excelsior) and VPB Live Channel
In-person open to industry delegates, online open to all

“Challenges and opportunities in the Indian film industry” 

Seminars and round table discussions to analyse the rapidly growing of Indian film market, discovering possible common points of interest between India and Italy, to embrace a simultaneous development of the two industries and a meeting between the two cultures.

Introduction by Roberto Stabile, Head of International Department of ANICA and ITA Audiovisual Desks Coordinator

Opening Speech: Manlio Di Stefano, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation - Italian Government


  • H.E. Vincenzo De Luca, Ambassador of Italy to India 
  • Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India
  • Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI
  • Maria Giuseppina Troccoli, Head of Cinema and Audiovisual Department – DG Cinema of MiBACT
  • Francesco Rutelli, President of ANICA


11:30 – 12:45 Challenges and Opportunities between India and Italy in film making

Moderated by: Bobby Bedi, Filmmaker and Managing Director, Kaleidoscope Entertainment

  • TCA Kalyani, Joint Secretary (Films), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India & MD, NFDC
  • Ritesh Batra, Indian Filmmaker
  • Goutam Ghose, Indian Filmmaker
  • Sergio Scapagnini, Italian Film Producer
  • Ashish Pherwani, Partner, Media & Entertainment, EY


12:45 – 13:00 Italy: the place to film

  • Bruno Zambardino, ILC/DGCA of MiBACT
  • Carmen Diotiaiuti, ILC – Project Manager Italy for Movies


Italian/English with translation

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